In Moldova, the second day did not stop the snowfall. On Friday, April 21, Management of Emergency situations of the Republic encouraged citizens not to leave the house at least until the second half of the day.
The situation in Chisinau remained critical: during the night fell nearly 500 trees, and a layer of snow in some places exceeded 1 meter. The President of Moldova, Igor Dodon, signed a decree on the mobilization of the National army to eliminate the effects of snowstorms that hit the country, according to Sputnik Moldova.
Meteorologists declared a «code orange» mediaopened, which means the threat to human lives and a risk of significant material losses.
According to Service of civil protection and emergency situations of the Ministry of internal Affairs of the RM, more than 200 settlements remain without electricity. More than two hundred pieces of equipment involved for clearing the trails of national significance.
The day before the snow fell in Bulgaria and the Balkan countries of Bosnia and Herzegovina, Montenegro, Croatia and Macedonia.